Using XAMPP for Local WordPress Theme Development

Apr 26 2009 by Jacob Gube | 464 Comments

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to install and configure XAMPP for the desktop. Once that’s out of the way, we’ll install WordPress so that you can have your very own professional, light-weight PHP and WordPress development environment.

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How to Create a Sleek and Textured Web Layout in Photoshop

Apr 22 2009 by Matthew Heidenreich | 103 Comments

How to Create a Sleek and Textured Web Design in Photoshop

In this Photoshop web design tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a full web page layout that combines the sleek and textured look-and-feel using a combination of beginning to intermediate Adobe Photoshop techniques.

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How to Auto Caption Images Using MooTools

Jan 22 2009 by Jacob Gube | 19 Comments

MooTools is a powerful open-source JavaScript framework that can greatly enhance the way you build your web interfaces. Using MooTools will allow you to write succinct and elegant JavaScript within an intuitive framework. In this tutorial, we’re going to auto caption images on-the-fly using a bit of MooTools magic.

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Add Ratings, Polls and Reviews in Minutes Without Programming

Aug 14 2008 by Andreas Krohn | 19 Comments

Editor’s Note: Andreas Krohn runs the web hosting comparison site WebHostNinja.com and is blogging on digitalistic.com and on the swedish blog mashup.se.

Polling feature on WebHostNinja

There are many scripts that makes it possible to add polls, reviews and ratings to your web site relatively easily. Many of them do require a lot of configuration, uploading various files to the server and maybe even some programming to get them to work. Lately I wanted to add polls and reviews to my web hosting comparison site, but I did not have much time to spend on it, so complicated scripts where not an option. Thanks to js-kit I managed to add both a poll and hosting provider reviews in a matter of minutes. It didn’t require any programming and most of the configuration was done directly in the browser. It took me more time to style the poll and the reviews than it took to get them included in my site and working, and I suspect that most Six Revision readers are much better with CSS than I ever will be.

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Using moo.rd to Create Image Galleries

Jun 6 2008 by Riccardo Degni | 11 Comments

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Riccardo Degni, an Italian Web Designer who develops client and server side applications.

He’s here to talk about his latest project – moo.rd – a JavaScript library based on the MooTools framework, as well as walk us through the steps of creating image galleries using moo.rd.

moo.rd - Virtual Box Screenshot

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Create a Nice, Lightweight JavaScript Tooltip

Jun 4 2008 by Michael Leigeber | 202 Comments

Editor’s note: This tutorial was written by Michael Leigeber, a web designer and .NET developer who runs the Leigeber Web Development Blog – a blog that’s setting the blogging community buzzing with his beautiful, lightweight JavaScript solutions.

Tooltip - demo

View the JavaScript Tooltip demonstration.

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